Huskisson railway station

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Huskisson
Location
Place Kirkdale
Area Liverpool
Coordinates 53°25′33″N 2°59′27″W / 53.4257°N 2.9908°W / 53.4257; -2.9908Coordinates: 53°25′33″N 2°59′27″W / 53.4257°N 2.9908°W / 53.4257; -2.9908
Grid reference SJ342926
Operations
Line North Liverpool Extension Line
Original company Cheshire Lines Committee
Pre-grouping Cheshire Lines Committee
Platforms 3[1][2]
History
1 July 1880 Station opened for goods
13 July 1880 Station opened for Aintree race traffic
2 August 1880 Station opened for passengers
1 May 1885 Station closed for passengers
August 1975 Station closed completely[3][4]
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
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Huskisson railway station was located on the North Liverpool Extension Line near Huskisson Dock in Liverpool, England.

The station opened in 1880 and closed to passenger traffic as early as July 1885. The site was within Huskisson Goods yards and continued in use as a freight depot until 1975. It was the terminus of the branch.

An enthusiasts' railtour visited the station on 13 June 1964.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bolger 1984, pp. 50-51.
  2. ^ Pixton 2007, p. 58.
  3. ^ Bolger 1984, pp. 8-9.
  4. ^ Butt 1995, p. xxx.
  5. ^ Railtours via sixbellsjunction

Sources[edit]

  • Bolger, Paul (1984). An Illustrated History of the Cheshire Lines Committee. Merseyside: Heyday Publishing Company. ISBN 978-0-947562-00-7. 
  • Butt, R. V. J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations: details every public and private passenger station, halt, platform and stopping place, past and present (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 978-1-85260-508-7. OCLC 60251199. 
  • Pixton, Bob (2007). Liverpool Manchester 2:Cheshire Lines. Southampton: Kestrel Railway Books. ISBN 978-1-905505-03-6. 

External links[edit]

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Walton on the Hill
Line and station closed
  Cheshire Lines Committee
North Liverpool Extension Line
  Terminus